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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Minnesota Lindy Winners

 

August 1, 2022

Tim Hennagir

Canby Airport Manager Matt Wagner and airshow performer Galen Killam check out Matt Quy's Boeing-Stearman PT-13D/Model E75 trainer biplane June 19 during the Canby Municipal Airport - Myers Field regional airshow. The aircraft was named a Warbirds Best Primary Trainer and Warbirds Silver Wrench Lindy Awards winner at this year's AirVenture/Oshkosh.

Hundreds of gorgeous, striking airplanes arrive at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh each and every year in hopes of winning a Lindy Award. Few aircraft, in comparison to the field, come away with any sort of award. Fewer still come away with a Lindy.

Awards are given out across six categories: Homebuilts, Warbirds, Vintage, Rotorcraft, Ultralights, and Seaplanes. Entrants can be considered for only one category in a given year, and are not eligible for the same or any lower-tier awards if they have won in the past. Looks are considered in award judging, but the quality of craftsmanship inherent in th...



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